Do I need to pay a fee to submit an article?
No, submissions are free of charge.
Do I need to be an Erasmus University history student to submit an article?
No, we are an international journal and we value diversity. You do not need to be a history student at Erasmus University to submit your work.
We welcome contributions from a range of scholarly fields, and from all levels of education. History Collective promotes interdisciplinary research, as long as the topic is related to history.
Can I submit multiple articles?
Yes, you may send as many articles as you wish. Please make sure that all articles are in line with the Submission Guideline. Keep in mind that we only publish one article per person per issue. We may hold on to your other submissions for future editions.
Can I submit my thesis to History Collective?
Yes. Keep in mind that the maximum word count allowed is 6000. You may need to shorten or alter your thesis accordingly. Make sure that your work has not been published elsewhere/or is not in consideration for a thesis award.
Do I need to use Chicago Manual Style for referencing?
Yes, all articles submitted must be in line with the Chicago Manual Style (notes and bibliography) of referencing.
Who will be peer-reviewing my article?
All submissions are first reviewed and proofread by our student editorial board members. Only those submissions that fit our mission and meet the formal guidelines will be sent for further peer review, which is a single-blind process.
Can I join the editorial board?
We are currently recruiting new editorial board members. If you are studying one of the History programmes at Erasmus University Rotterdam, you may contact us.
When is the deadline for sending an article?
Submissions for Volume 2 are currently closed. But you can submit an article for future volumes year-round. You can send in a submission for our blog anytime.